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replacing hillary clinton. known for being in the environmental advocate while serving in the senate, john kerry will carry out president of a mass decision on whether to approve the massive oil pipeline that critics warn will bring, catastrophe. speaking alongside canadian foreign minister, john kerry vowed a decision in the near term. >> with respect to the keystone, secretary clinton has put in place a very open and transparent process, which i am committed to seeing through, i can guarantee that it will be fair and transparent, accountable. and we hope we will be able to be in a position to make an announcement in the near term. i will not hand out precisely when, but i say in the near term. >> a new report has found china and other countries are engaging in rampant cyber attacks against u.s. businesses and institutions for potential economic gain. according to the washington post, a national intelligence estimate warns the u.s. is "the target of a massive, sustained a spinoff campaign threatening the country's economic competitiveness." attacks from china have been the most widespread
the energy department. a former undersecretary of energy under president clinton, moniz currently heads the energy initiative at mit the group food and water watch has started a petition against his potential bid, citing his support to the gas drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. virginia lawmakers have approved a new measure imposing strict requirements for photo id at the polls. the bill would force voters to produce government-issued documents such as a driver's license, passport or a voter-id card in order to cast their ballots. although republican governor bob mcdonnell is expected to sign the measure into law, the justice department will have to sign off on its adoption. the voting rights act mandates federal oversight of voting laws in states with a history of disenfranchising african- americans. the fbi has launched a probe of potential insider trading in the purchase of the food giant h.j. heinz. a consortium of the firms 3 g capital and warren buffett pause berkshire hathaway acquired heinz for $28 billion earlier this week. the fbi says a number of sus
clinton steps down. on wednesday, he bid farewell to the senate where he served since 1985. >> standing here at this desk that once belonged -- at this desk that once belonged to president kennedy and ted kennedy, i cannot help but be reminded that even our nation's greatest leaders and all of the rest of us are merely temporary workers. i am reminded this chamber is a living museum, a lasting memorial to the miracle of the american experiment. >> senator john kerry saying goodbye to the senate. a new united nations report has strongly condemned israeli settlements in the west bank, saying they violate the geneva convention and must be dismantled immediately or israel could potentially face charges. the u.n. human rights council says he's ready israeli settlements are -- israel boycotted the council's review of its human rights record this week, becoming the first country ever to do so. in egypt, thousands of protesters are gathering across the country today for a day of action against president morsi. the protests, day after rival political groups gathered for rare meeting to move towa
both the president and obama -- president obama and hillary clinton as well. >> it is important to recognize that we no longer have or can have faith that corporations are not going to stop themselves from making record profits, obviously, so they're not going to stop themselves and i don't think we can have faith the government has the mechanism to stop these things either, since citizens united and corporations can put money in the pockets of our politicians. i think it is incumbent upon us, upon citizens, to show up and stand up and take action such as the brave move the sierra club has stepped up to and this demonstration that will happen on the 17th and speakout and let their voices be heard. the polls show the majority of people in this country are very, very concerned about the climate crisis. and they want action. and so the only way that is going to happen is if we insist upon it. president obama again and again says, "pushback me." we need to push him and let ourselves be heard. >> last night there was very little attention paid to this protest. the day after the state
have gone backwards from the clinton era when we had an assault weapons ban. there was a change in the language nationally. perhaps more important, there are an awful lot of people now outside of government, elected officials, pushing on this issue. cathy cohen, her organization is an example. there are many across the country. if we can begin to change this done and violence culture in this country, we may be able to make some headway. >> we are going to move onto the economy after the break. we are to ask cathy cohen and bob herbert to stay with us. we are going to talk about afghanistan. we will also be joined later by aura bogado to talk about what president obama did not say about immigration. [♪] >> "shiny happy people" by r.e.m. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. >> president obama opened his state of the user with a call to revive the middle class. congress to back his proposals. >> businesses have created over 6 million new jobs. we buy more american cars and we have been five years. and less for oil than we have in 20
and the hillary clintons and the bob gates and leon panettas and penetrate the bubble inside, do you understand what you're doing both to american civil liberties and the rest of the world's appreciation of america with these increased drone strikes that seem to have an endless vista for future? this is incredible. and yet i know how these things happen. i know how these bubbles create themselves from the president and cease and stop any kind of information getting through that would alleviate or change the situation, make the discussion more fundamental about what we're doing in the world. >> colonel lawrence wilkerson, your against the confirmation of john brennan as director of central intelligence? >> i think we ought to have a really, really hard discussion about what he represents and what -- because he represented, will probably take to the directorship of the cia. >> we will leave it there. >> i would like to invite colonel wilkerson to go to rootsaction.org and sign up for action alerts today to challenge the nomination of john brennan to run the cia, and just to mention the impunity o
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